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Our Clients

Conservation Authorities

Conservation Authorities (CAs) are responsible for the management of all water and land-based resources in each watershed. Burnside has a very keen understanding of the needs of CAs, honed through our work in getting their approval for land and infrastructure development, and working directly for them to help meet their conservation goals.
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Why we’re the right fit

We have a strong team of professionals with many decades of combined experience in the management and protection of water and other natural resources from development impacts, as well as the protection of built assets from natural disaster events. Specific services that we provide to CAs include:

  • Stormwater management
  • Hydrogeology
  • Bridge and culvert design and inspection
  • Environmental planning and assessment
  • Terrestrial and aquatic ecology
  • Landscape architecture planning and design
  • Land development
  • Water and wastewater treatment and conveyance
  • Asset management and GIS
  • Well drilling and diagnostics
  • Peer review services

Key team members

Key team members who can help CAs meet their needs include:

  • Kevin Butt
  • Chris Pfohl
  • Tricia Radburn

Who we’ve worked with

We have provided our engineering and environmental expertise to numerous CAs across Ontario, including:

  • Conservation Halton
  • Credit Valley Conservation
  • Grand River Conservation Authority
  • Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
  • Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
  • Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Key projects we have completed for Ontario CAs have included:

  • Credit Valley Conservation – UCCA Pedestrian Bridge, Island Lake Pavilion, CVC Trail Indigenous Experience Implementation Plan, Island Lake Covered Boardwalk, and Island Lake Sewage System Environmental Compliance Approval
  • Grand River Conservation Authority – Water & Sewage Servicing, Well Services, Byng Island New Washroom and Lagoon Review, OSIM Inspections
  • Toronto and Region Conservation Authority – Albion Creek Flood Study, East Don Trail, Multiple Floodplain Mapping studies
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Kevin Butt, Rest. Cert., TRAQ

Leader, Environmental Planning and Assessment | Guelph Branch Manager

Client Contact

We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions or require assistance.